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Blog Profile / Dancehunter


URL :http://dancehunter.blogspot.com/
Filed Under:Arts / Dance
Posts on Regator:45
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Archived Since:August 9, 2009

Blog Post Archive

Bye Bye Blogger

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

Dancehunter has moved to Wordpress.

Anna Halprin Breath Made Visible

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

A group of people stand still, equidistant from one another. Slowly and deliberately, as if in ritual, they begin to remove their neat black suits and white shirts until they are stark naked. Petula Clark's upbeat anthem Downtown plays in the background. Show More Summary

Keeping the Faith: MotherDogStudios and Neighbors adapt to Houston's ever evolving cultural terrain

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

John Runnels storms out of MotherDogStudios like the unofficial mayor of the block. As proprietor of one of Houston's most venerable artist-run warehouses, along with his partner in art and life, Charlie Jean Sartwelle, it's a title he has earned. Show More Summary

Review: Catastrophic Theatre's Hunter Gatherers

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

Shelley Calene-Black, Troy Schulze, Greg Dean, Amy Bruce Photo by George Hixson Dinner parties with old high school friends are rarely a good idea. Add an animal sacrifice into the mix, and well, things get frisky. The Catastrophic Theatre...Show More Summary

A city on the fringe: There's nothing straight up in BooTown's vision

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

When your Italian teacher sweetie dons a pink tie with the words "Barbie" written on it, that could be a good sign it's time to move on. That particular boyfriend and other romances gone bad inspired Jennifer Doctorovich's Lemon Drops, which premieres Thursday at Boheme as part of BooTown's third annual Houston Fringe Festival. Show More Summary

Yes Men are anything but: Punking the press one story at a time

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

This just in, in a remarkable change of heart, Lloyd Blankfein of Goldman Sachs has just announced that he, along with all his fellow looters in loafers, will give back their bonuses to start a fund for those who have lost their homes due to the hijacking scams of the famed Wall Street barons. Show More Summary

Kicking and screaming to summer arts program fun: Don't ask your kids, just bring 'em

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

I was a bit of a clunky mom, the one you felt sorry for in the Target parking lot with snugglie/stroller issues. Even my own kids suspected they were with an amateur. From time to time they would offer advice. Once, I baked cookies.Show More Summary

Houston Explodes with Motion

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

Photo by D. Garson Marlana Walsh-Doyle and Joe Celej of the Houston Metropolitan Dance Company. Walsh-Doyle is managing director of Houston Met, and Celej is also the choreographer.Dance is one happening art form right now. So You Think You Can Dance?, Dancing With the Stars, and Glee rule the airwaves. Show More Summary

Opera Moves: Priscilla Nathan-Murphy on HGO

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades Photo by Felix Sanchez Choreographer/Instructor Priscilla Nathan-Murphy is most known as principal of the lower school at Houston Ballet's Ben Stevenson Academy. In addition, she also directs the modern program there. Show More Summary

Aszure Barton on Busking and her Busy Year

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

Aszure Barton & ArtistsPhoto by Donald Lee Courtesy of The Banff Centre Canadian choreographer Aszure Barton is on one amazing career ride. Lucky for us, she's stopping in Houston for a Society for the Performing Arts show at Cullen Theater next Friday. Show More Summary

Review: Our Late Night by Wallace Shawn

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

Mikelle Johnson and Greg Dean Photo by Anthony Rathbun Imagine inviting a bunch of people over to a party, say in New York circa 1975, and on the way something in their brains shift so that they lose the ability to inhibit their innermost thoughts, fantasies and telling of their sexual escapades and desires. Show More Summary

The American Idol of Opera: Forget the large woman in a horned hat

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

Opera Vista founder Viswa Subbaraman holds his third annual opera festival Saturday through March 27 at the Czech Center Museum Houston. New works from national and international composers will be voted on American Idol style. ThereShow More Summary

Review: :Letters You Wrote

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

Dancepatheatre Photography by Sara Draper Magnolia BallroomHouston, TXMarch 18, 2010Dancing to text presents some tricky territory, and Sara Draper's Dancepatheatre presentation, Letters You Wrote, ran into a few of them. Using family...Show More Summary

Review: Houston Ballet American at Heart

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

Ballet: HushChoreographer: Christopher BruceDancer(s): Nicholas Leschke, Kelly MyernickPhoto: Amitava SarkarShhhhh! The marvel that is Christopher Bruce's Hush is still playing on my inner youtube channel. Performed as part of Houston...Show More Summary

Review: HGO Turn of the Screw

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

Andrew Kennedy (Quint) and Michael Kepler Meo (Miles). Photo by Felix Sanchez Houston Grand Opera reaches its half-way point of its stellar six-year Benjamin Britten cycle with Turn of the Screw, a series that has so far included Billy Budd and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Show More Summary

Gemma Paintin of Action Hero on A Western

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

James Stenhouse in A Western. Photo by Gemma Paintin Gemma Paintin and James Stenhouse, otherwise known as Action Hero, make a stop in Texas to perform A Western, a site-responsive theater piece, as part of the Fuse Box Festival on April 24th at The Historic Victory Grill. Show More Summary

It's a great day in Switzerland for Houston Ballet

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

–Photo by Jean-Bernard Sieber Emanuel Amuchastegui also won the audience favorite award at the prestigious international competition for dancers between 15-18. photoNoteMap = [] photoNoteMap[1] = [] photoNoteMap[2] = [] photoNoteMap[3]...Show More Summary

A Cautionary Tale

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

As seen in Dance Teacher Magazine. Mary Six Rupert remembers the exact day when demonstrating pullbacks in her tap class didn’t quite feel right. The former Rockette Mary Six Rupert remembers the exact day when demonstrating pullbacks in her tap class didn’t quite feel right. Show More Summary

Turning Point: Houston Ballet's Shelly Power to judge Prix de Lausanne

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

Shelly Power Photo by Amitava Sarkar The Prix de Lausanne is the Cannes of the ballet world for young dancers. This week, Houston is about to have a major Prix presence as Houston Ballet associate director Shelly Power heads to Switzerland to judge the prestigious international competition. Show More Summary

Jon Lehrer finds enlightenment in dance

4 years agoArts / Dance : Dancehunter

LehrerDancePhoto by Mike Canale Every season the Jewish Community Center selects one nationally known troupe to feature during Dance Month. This year it's LehrerDance, a spunky touring company known for its fearless dancers, snappy choreography and headstrong leader. Show More Summary

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